Expressionism and Abstraction June 2020

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Welcome to my twelfth monthly posting of expressionism and abstract photos and a year since the journey of re-discovery started. I wanted to thank Chris Harris and Dennis Ducklow for their workshop, guidance, and continued mentorship! I also wanted to thank you the reader for being on this journey with me.

Chasing the Light at UBC

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It was a very creative outing to UBC, producing documentary and abstract/expressionism compositions. The lighting was favourable, the shadows were strong, the subject matter seemed endless, and so did the possibilities! Here are my favourite 14 documentary compositions. The vantage point from an open staircase was ideal to capture the tones and textures in this courtyard scene at the Ponderosa …

Expressionism and Abstraction November 2019

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Water Glass. An interesting composition created with multiple exposures and utilizing the way the overhead light reflects off the edge of the glass and the water. Interconnecting Roof Edges. The edge of a roof at UBC is replicated twice to form this study of shape and tone. Multi Dimensions in Concrete. At the UBC campus is a concrete platform set into a …

On The Beach at Pacific Spirit Regional Park

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Last Sunday a friend and I explored the beaches at the Pacific Spirit Regional Park, just below UBC. We descended the stairs from the Point Grey bluffs, down into the lifting fog. I liked this scene looking eastward down the beach at the dispersing fog. Looking in the opposite direction, this boulder filled beach extends off towards the north with …